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Tea Bowl

Description

White clay body with white glaze; deep bowl form with shallow fluting or ribbing on sides; high foot ring; overglaze enamel decoration of three inner borders (green/red/black) and exterior floral sprigs with purple bell-flower type border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1800
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
overglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Bellflower
floral patterns
husk (motif)
Overglazed
overglazing
Sprig
tea bowls
TEACUP
Dimensions
2 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1158
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6147

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